ArtCenter Library

Looking for inspiration, cutting-edge research, personalized help or a collaborative workspace?

You can find it at the ArtCenter Library, which offers a comprehensive collection of resources on art and design, including more than 104,000 volumes of books and periodicals; subscriptions for more than 430 magazines; 10,000  films, animation, documentaries and more. In addition to providing a quiet space for students to work independently or in groups, the Library also features extensive collections of zines and video games; plus subscriptions to dozens of online databases. A reference librarian and other trained staff are available for research assistance and online resource instruction to aid students in fulfilling their creative vision.

The Library also includes the ArtCenter Archives, a repository for official and unofficial records that document ArtCenter’s history. The Archives contain historical images and material of enduring value generated by faculty, academic departments, administrative offices, students and campus organizations.

We welcome you to visit and explore the Library and its website where you will discover diverse resources to inspire and help you conduct research.

ArtCenter Library
ArtCenter College of Design
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
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Fogg Library, Hillside Campus
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, closed.

South Campus Library
Hours: Closed

626 396-2233


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